BOOTS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-33164

Description

Blue/gray iridescent silk taffeta ankle boot w/ black leather toe; blue/gray silk binding; no trim. Inside lacing w/ light blue silk shoe laces; rounded square toe; center front & center back seam; sole has narrow waist; spring heel; white linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boots
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Leather
Linen
Hand Stitched
BOOTS

Inscription

1. Printed paper label in shoe (B): ""VIAULT-ESTE'/ FOURs BREVETE/ DE S.M.L. IMPERATRICE/ 17, Rue de la Paix;/ PARIS/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/ LONDON"" 2. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""3. 15 Oct 8 28828./ Es Ord/ 7'"" 3. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""Mme Masson/ 3. 15 Oct. 8 28828"" 4. Stamped on sole of shoe (B): ""H""

Additional Identification Number

1930.187A-B

Related Items

Title BOOTS Accession Number 1930.181AB
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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1930.187AB